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Two ‘Bachelor’ alums hook up


A match made in ABC heaven: Federal prosecutor and recent Bachelorette suitor Michael Garofola has found love (or something like it) with AshLee Frazier, who made it to the final three with Sean Lowe, who just set a (televised) wedding date with Catherine Giudice for January 2014.

Frazier (who most recently went out with Bachelor bad boy Brad Womack) was remembered for her intensity due to a shaky childhood and teen marriage. Lowe first found her dark qualities attractive, but he eventually went in a different direction.

Garofola, who lives in Miami Beach, confirmed he was dating the gorgeous personal organizer to UsWeekly and posted a sweet pic on Instagram. He told the Miami Herald at the Real Housewives of Miami party a few months back that he would never return as Bachelor. “That wouldn’t be a fit.”

Hope the geography difference is a fit: Frazier lives in Houston but perhaps not for long.

On her Facebook page Sunday, she posted two selfies of short-shorts outfits with the caption, “Which Miami look should I go with?”

Madeleine Marr

Scary stuff

Miami Heat player James Jones and his wife are honorary co-chairs of the Miami Children’s Museum’s Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash from 1-6 p.m. Sunday. James, we hear, has also invited a few of his friends, so it could be a white-hot sort of event, too. Tickets are $50 for nonmembers and $40 for members. For more info: miamichildrensmuseum. org

Feed it forward

Lauded chef José Andrés of The Bazaar at the SLS South Beach will join fellow chefs Ingrid Hoffmann and Adrianne Calvo Thursday at Northwestern Senior High School, where he will lead a panel discussion and service project on tackling food insecurity in the Miami-Dade area.

The event is part of Points of Light and JPMorgan Chase’s One America national volunteer service tour, in which celebs and bigwigs including Donna Brazile and Bill O’ Reilly have participated. Andrés will receive the Daily Point of Light award in recognition of his commitment to alleviating hunger and poverty through his work with the World Central Kitchen.

The party also kicks off The Education Effort’s Plant it Forward program that will open Dade’s largest aquaponics lab. There, high school students will learn about urban agriculture, food prep and entrepreneurship.

Lesley Abravanel

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